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Craig Colston, 54, dies
Monday, August 25, 2014 - from the USTA Communications Department

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Columbus, OH --- Craig Colston, 54, of Maineville, Ohio, died Aug. 23, 2014, at home.

Born to Donald Rodney and Talitha Marie (nee Hahn) Colston on March 4, 1960, in Dayton, Mr. Colston was a 1982 graduate of Wilmington College, taught at Lebanon High School for 10 years, worked for more than 25 years as a financial consultant and was a life long member of the Lebanon Presbyterian Church.

His passion was Standardbreds, as he was an owner and fan.

He also coached Lebanon JV baseball, was an assistant Lebanon football coach and enjoyed coaching summer baseball leagues. He was a huge Ohio State University football fan and tolerated the Reds and Bengals when they were winning.

Mr. Colston is survived by his wife, Shay (nee Risk) and constant companion, his loving dog Frazier; parents, Donald and Talitha; in-laws, Tom and Alice Risk; son, Zach; brother, Kevin (Barbara); and nieces and nephews, Meg, Kenzie, Payton, Adam, Ben, Katie, Adi and Landry. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday (Aug. 27) from 3-7 p.m. with a service beginning at 7 p.m., all at Lebanon Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or charity of choice.

Arrangements made by Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to

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